The Resource The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner

The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner

Label
The Mars Room
Title
The Mars Room
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Kushner
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences, plus six years, at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility. Outside is the world from which she has been permanently severed: the San Francisco of her youth, changed almost beyond recognition. The Mars Room strip club where she once gave lap dances for a living. And her seven-year-old son, Jackson, now in the care of Romy's estranged mother. Inside is a new reality to adapt to: thousands of women hustling for the bare essentials needed to survive. The deadpan absurdities of institutional living, which Kushner details with humour and precision. Daily acts of violence by guards and prisoners alike. Allegiances formed over liquor brewed in socks, and stories shared through sewage pipes. Romy sees the future stretch out ahead of her in a long, unwavering line - until news from outside brings a ferocious urgency to her existence, challenging her to escape her own destiny and culminating in a climax of almost unbearable intensity. Through Romy - and through a cast of astonishing characters populating The Mars Room - Rachel Kushner presents not just a bold and unsentimental panorama of life on the margins of contemporary America, but an excoriating attack on the prison-industrial complex
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kushner, Rachel
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Adult
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female offenders
  • Mothers and sons
  • Reformatories for women
Target audience
adult
Label
The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRH_574816&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 09:42:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781473565616-PRH1593752-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (09 hr., 42 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781473565616
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRH_574816&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 09:42:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781473565616-PRH1593752-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (09 hr., 42 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781473565616
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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